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California Legislators

California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Sen. Yee’s Suspension Leaves Fate Of 17 Bills In Doubt

Last week’s suspension of State Sen. Leland Yee leaves the fate of 17 bills pending in California’s Legislature in doubt.

04/02/2014

California State Capitol

Democrats’ Supermajority Down By 2 In State Senate

Senate Democrats are beginning the new two-year session Monday with a 27-vote supermajority — instead of 29 votes — because Gloria Negrete McLeod of Chino and Juan Vargas of San Diego resigned their seats last week after being elected to Congress.

01/06/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Major Pay Cut Looms For California’s Elected Officials

State elected officials will have their annual salaries cut by thousands of dollars starting next month, but the reductions approved by a panel in May could be reversed once the budget deficit ends.

11/23/2012

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Feinstein Wants California Legislators To Curb Abusive Lawsuits Over ADA

The senator said she is concerned that some lawyers are taking advantage of small businesses by filing lawsuits under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

04/08/2012

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